Cooper-Young pioneer Foster dies

Cooper-Young pioneer Foster dies

Artist and small business owner Tommy Foster, a pivotal player in the renaissance of Cooper-Young, died on June 2 after a long battle with cancer. He was 64. Raised in Whitehaven, Foster was a self-taught folk artist who throughout his life was drawn to themes of pop...

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Summer heat means July 4 festivities

Amazingly, we are almost halfway through 2018! That (and the Memphis heat) means that it is time for the annual 4th of July Family Parade, which is one of our best family-friendly events. This year, the parade and festivities will be held from 10 a.m.-noon on...

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Event to bring neighborhoods together

The Cooper-Young Community Association invites you pull up a seat to “Your Place at the Table,” a multi-community picnic June 23 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at Glenview Park. This event is aimed at helping Cooper-Young and its neighboring communities become closer as they...

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Landmarks approved, with contingencies

Many of you are aware of the recent approval of the Cooper-Young Historic Overlay District, also known as Landmarks. This was the result of almost two years of work by many dedicated volunteers. However, the approval of our Landmarks status was not without its share...

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